Synonyms and Antonyms of irretrievable

  1. 1 not capable of being cured or reformed an irretrievable drug addict who had wasted a once-promising life Synonyms incorrigible, incurable, irrecoverable, irredeemable, irreformable, irremediable, hopeless, unrecoverable, unredeemableRelated Words irreparable, irreversible, uncorrectable; unencouraging, unpromising; impenitent, unreformed, unregenerate, unrepentantNear Antonyms reversible; encouraging, promising; penitent, regretful, remorseful, repentant, rueful, sorry; correctable, fixable, rectifiable, repairable, reparable, salvable, salvageableAntonyms curable, reclaimable, recoverable, redeemable, reformable, remediable, retrievable, savable (or saveable)

  2. 2 not capable of being repaired, regained, or undone this is just an irretrievable mess, so let's start all over again Synonyms irrecoverable, irredeemable, irremediable, irreparable, irreversible, unrecoverable, unredeemableRelated Words irreplaceable, irrevocable; unredeemedNear Antonyms corrected, fixed, recovered, remedied, repairedAntonyms correctable, corrigible, fixable, redeemable, remediable, repairable, reparable, retrievable, undoable

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